Her Husband’s Hands and Other Stories

A utopia where the most privileged get to do whatever they want to do with their lives, indulging their slightest whims via the bodies whose wombs they occupy; a soldier’s wife tries to love a husband who is little more than backup memory; a society in which the citizens all make merry for nine remarkable days, and on the tenth get a taste of hell; the last ragged survivors of an expedition to a savage backwater world hunt down an infamous war criminal; a divorcing couple confront their myriad troubles to gain resolution, reason, respect—but not without sacrifice.

Introducing these stories (and more) from Adam-Troy Castro, whose short fiction has been nominated for two Hugos, three Stokers, and eight Nebulas.

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“Adam-Troy Castro is also a masterful storyteller in terms of technique […] HER HUSBAND’S HANDS AND OTHER STORIES is a stunning collection. Highly recommended, especially if you like a dark, not to say disturbing edge to your fiction.”

Tor.com

“HER HUSBAND'S HANDS AND OTHER STORIES by Adam-Troy Castro is a top class collection from one of the best prose stylists around […] the best collection so far this year.”

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